HFD APPOINTS GERI BRIN EXEC. PUBLISHER
NEW YORK — Geri Brin has been named executive publisher and editorial director of HFD, a Fairchild publication. Brin was executive editor and associate publisher.
Mark Hertenstein, advertising director of Supermarket News, has rejoined HFD as publisher, and Mary Ann Bacher, editor of the newspaper, has succeeded Brin.
Brin has spent 19 years at Fairchild Publications, most of them with HFD in a variety of editorial and publishing roles. She joined the company in 1969 as a member of the HFD copy desk, leaving in 1975 to join Norelco as publicity director before becoming a feature writer for The New York News. She rejoined Fairchild in 1981.
Hertenstein had been in the HFD advertising department for six years before joining Supermarket News, also a Fairchild publication, two years ago. Bacher has been with HFD since joining Fairchild in 1980. Her successor has not been named.
Hertenstein and Bacher report to Brin.